Yodel said it was surprised that the GMB union was threatening strike action among drivers this Christmas in a row over pay and said it was confident the matter would be settled. The union said staff were now being balloted for industrial action over a pay offer it described as “insulting”. The GMB claimed drivers had put themselves at risk by transporting Covid samples, despite being paid just 11p above the minimum wage. An earlier consultative ballot saw 84% of […]
Unite has criticised Royal Mail for refusing to up a proposed pay increase, despite reporting a £608m profit in its latest results.
The GMB union has accused Yodel’s management of “playing the role of Scrooge and saying ‘Bah humbug!’ ” following news that full-time workers at the courier service will not be paid their December wages until they return to work in January, leaving many out of pocket for the period between Christmas and New Year.
Refuse and recycling drivers and loaders at Reigate and Banstead Borough Council are planning strikes over the summer unless last-minute talks this week are successful.